The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) is proud to serve as a partner of the 12th edition of the Black Sea NGO Forum which took place on 23-25 October 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. This year’s edition has been organised in the context of the project “Black Sea NGO Forum: Building CSO Capacity for Regional Cooperation within the Black Sea Region”, implemented by the Romanian NGDO Platform – FOND, with the financial support of the European Commission.
The 12th edition of the Forum aimed to continue the discussions held in 2018 in Brussels and highlight the progress made so far regarding the advancement of the Black Sea Synergy European Policy, such as the adoption of the Common Maritime Agenda and the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda, as well as the role of civil society organisations in the implementation process of these very important strategic documents, having in mind their contribution to building society resilience and sustainable development in the region.
The event was organsied by the Romanian NGDO Platform – FOND (as coordinator of the Black Sea NGO Forum), with the financial support of the European Commission and in partnership with the Center for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University, Istanbul.
You may find the draft agenda here.
You may find the concept note of the event here.